Hobbiton in Photos

By: Heather

A land of hobbit houses, brightly painted doors, whimsical times and underground landscapes is myth no longer. The created world of Middle Earth exists on the North Island of New Zealand. Hobbiton is the place where fairytales of lords, rings, hobbits, green dragons, and delicious ale are not only real; they are a legend.

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Global Greeters San Sebastián Spain

Global Greeters San Sebastián, Spain

By: Heather

Before we arrived in San Sebastián, Spain we had heard all about the food and the lively nightlife. Yet, we hadn’t read much about the history or researched what to do or see while there. Naturally, we contacted Global Greeters and made a meetup time and date for a general tour of the city. Without anything specific in mind, we asked our guide, Iñigo, to show us the highlights. We met him early in the day and headed off into the cold morning winds.

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Moroccan Hammam

How We Survived Our First Moroccan Hammam

By: Heather

Oh, Morocco! A country whose reputation is synonymous with intrigue, exoticness, and tradition all bundled into one large location. I loved the idea of going to Morocco and discovering their deserts, medinas, and coastlines. However, I wasn’t as excited about participating in a Moroccan Hammam experience.

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Naga Cafe Bangkok

Naga Café: Our Happy Place in Bangkok

By: Heather

We can both remember the day we discovered Naga Café in Bangkok, Thailand. The restaurant was located just around the corner from our hotel. Our particular excitement was due to the proximity of the cafe. The restaurant was less than a 5-minute walk, which was great because the heat outside was intense.

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Street Art Valparaíso Chile

Maynard’s Street Art Obsession – Valparaíso, Chile

By: Matthew

Valparaíso is a mecca for those who are on the hunt for good street art destinations in the world. Valparaíso lies on the edge of the Pacific Ocean an easy 90 minutes Northwest of Santiago, Chile. If you are already headed to the seaside town of Viña del Mar, you are a quick 15 minutes away by car, taxi, bus, or train to this heaven for color.

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Top 5 Things to do in Bac Ha Vietnam

Top 5 Things to do in Bac Ha, Vietnam

By: Heather

Bac Ha, Vietnam is one of those places that got pegged for one thing, and visitors tend to overlook anything else. Most famous for it’s colorful and lively Sunday Market. It’s a shame most travelers only plan to visit Bac Ha during market time.

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